ITANAGAR, Jul 18: The Bharatiya Janata Party Arunachal Pradesh has reacted angrily
to the Power Department’s inability to provide power supply to many areas in Itanagar
since the last five days.
It said that State govt has failed to provide basic amenities to the people of the
Capital Complex for decades now.
Terming Itanagar a dark state Capital, the party said that common people, especially
students are facing a lot of problem due to power cut.
It further accused the State govt as well as the Department of the Hydro Power for
miserably failing to generate alternate power source for the state’s twin Capital.
It also called immediate restoration of 132 KV lines at the earliest so that the
dwellers of Itanagar don’t suffer for want of power without any fault of theirs.
Chambang facing acute shortage of ration items
ITANAGAR, Jul 18: Chambang ZPM Charu Nera has informed that there is acute shortage
of ration items in Chambang for the last three months.
It alleged that ration items, especially Rice, are being withdrawn from FCI Karsingsa
but it doesn’t reach the intended people.
The reason for non supply of the PDS items cannot be the disrupted road connectivity
to Chambang because the provision of PDS item in Chambang area is head load system,
it said and sought intervention of DC Kra Dadi to unearth the reason behind the non
distribution of PDS items. It also claimed that the PDS items are hardly distributed
and only a meager amount is distributed whenever given out.
Executive meeting of NSUI held at Guwahati
ITANAGAR, Jul 18: The National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) organised a two days
executive meeting at a city hotel in Guwahati on July 14 and 15 which was participated
by NSUI executive members from all the states.
Taking part in the meeting, NSUI Arunachal unit president Tanu Nima gave presentation
on the union’s activity in the state.
Social media incharge of NSUI Arunachal unit Takar Rie also spoke on the occasion.
NERCORMP review meeting with partner NGOs
CHANGLANG, Jul 18: The North Eastern Region Community Resource Management Society
(NERCORMP) Changlang convened a daylong review meeting of the partner NGOs at Changlang
yesterday. The meeting was attended by 30 NGO representatives of the partner NGOs.
The partner NGOs shared about the challenges and opportunities they have faced during
the implementation of the NERCORMP project in the district.
Upon the problems and other challenges faced by the partner NGOs in the field during
implementation, the Project Manager assured to conduct regular consultation with
them through review meetings for better coordination and effective implementation
of the project in the district through the NaRMGs and SHGs. The Development Support
Team has requested the partner NGOs to effectively conduct survey for the identification
of the new project villages and households for the 2nd phase of expansion and to
constantly monitor the projects implemented by the NaRMGs so as to ensure that the
benefits of the project reaches the poorest of the poor in the district by following
the project implementation guidelines of NERCORMP.
SBI branch donates ceiling fans to school
ITANAGAR, Jul 18: State Bank of India, Seijosa branch has donated eight numbers of
ceiling fans and one water filter for students of Government of Secondary School,
Darlong under the bank community service today.
Speaking on the occasion ZPM Pani Tayem called upon the students to concentrate in
their studies with sincerity and dedication.
Seijosa SBI branch Manager D C Nath has appreciated the Headmaster Sater Nabum for
his commitment towards wellbeing for the students. The schools have been chosen for
distribution of largesse because of its excellent results in the CBSE exam-2015.
He requested the students to maintain the same spirit and to obey the teachers. He
also assured to provide such benefit to ten other schools under the bank jurisdiction
in the near future.
National workshop on APA Style and Research Ethics
ZIRO, July 18: An ICSSR-NERC sponsored national workshop on “APA Style, Elements
of Writing, and Publication Ethics,” organised by the Research Cell of Saint Claret
College, Ziro, successfully concluded today with Yumlum Tana, DDSE, Lower Subansiri
awarding the certificates to the participants.
With the maxim “Publish or Perish” catching up in academic circles, much emphasis
is being laid on familiarity with academic writing styles. The Style of American
Psychological Association (APA) has become the most preferred style for social sciences.
The goal of the workshop was to provide an in-depth skilling in APA style.
The three-day workshop was flagged off on July 16 by Dr. Joshua Thomas, Deputy Director,
Indian Council of Social Science Research-North Eastern Regional Centre (ICSSR-NERC),
whose keynote address enlightened the participants on how to write a good research
proposal and get funding from various sources, including ICSSR. Dr. (Fr.) Paulson
Veliyannoor, Principal of SCCZ and a member of APA, led the sessions on the mechanics
of APA style, essentials of good academic writing, and ethical parameters of research
Fr. Allwyn Mendoz, Vice Principal of SCCZ and research scholar at NEHU, introduced
various types of style software to the participants.
The workshop was attended by 40 academicians from Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya,
Nagaland, and Sikkim.
‘Youth are the backbone of society’
CHANGLANG, Jul 18: ‘Youths are the backbone of any society’ stated DCC(I) president
Sethai Sena during the first executive cum interaction programme of the newly appointed
50th Miao Assembly Youth Congress(AYC) which was organised at Circuit House Miao
on July 17.
Speaking on the occasion, APYC Secretary in-charge of Changlang district Nirmal Kharka
highlighted the benefits of Chief Minister Universal Health Scheme. No other state
in the country has such noble and public scheme as introduced by Chief Minister Nabam
Tuki, he said. He also urged the newly appointed AYC members to work sincerely and
with full dedication for the welfare and benefit of the party.
Newly appointed 50th Miao Assembly Youth Congress President Sunkam Jugli urged the
seniors to guide and support the members towards the uplift of the party and the
society as a whole.
Among others, BCC(I) president Asamto Tikhak, APYC Vice President Pinna Kitnal Muklom
and former ZPC and Gen. Secy. Arunachal Pradesh State Mahila Congress Junpo Jugli
also spoke on the occasion.
DMP secretary Samiran Kumar Singh dies
ITANAGAR, Jul 18: The students, staff fraternity of Donyi Polo Mission and its sister
concern, namely, Tribal Development Foundation and the members of Donyi Polo
Vidya Bhavan Welfare Committee Itanagar expressed deep shock over the demise of
its secretary, Samiran Kumar Singh who breathed his last today at 5.45 am in R K
Mission Hospital here following a brief illness. He was 63 years old and was survived
by his wife and two daughters.
Late Singh had been extending his valuable services in Donyi Polo Mission and its
sister concern since 2010 honestly and diligently.
In a condolence message the founder chairman of the organisation, Gegong Apang said,
"Singh is no more with us today but we will always cherish his fond memories in years
to come. He was an honest and dedicated person which was the essence of a good administrator".
While praying for heavenly abode of the departed soul, the members of society conveyed
deep sympathy to the bereaved family and prayed to Almighty Donyi-Polo to give enough
strength to the family members to bear the irreparable loss.
Steps taken to sensitise on Dengue
PASIGHAT, Jul 18: With an objective to make the common people aware on infestation
of Dengue fever, the Councillor (Ward-12) of Pasighat Municipal Council (PMC), Kangge
Moyong with the help of Ward Committee members yesterday conducted meetings at different
locations in the ward.
Informing that Pasighat Municipal Council has taken special steps to keep the Pasighat
township green and clean, Councillor Moyong appealed the local residents to take
every possible steps to check breeding of the mosquito and eradicate it from the
Pasighat Township and parts of Mebo sub-division has been identified as Dengue endemic
area as more than 200 cases have been detected so far. The district health department
has directed Pasighat Municipal Council and other work departments to undertake preventive
measure to check further spread of Dengue caused by mosquito bites.
Ban imposed on hunting, fishing in Koyu-Korang area
PASIGHAT, Jul 18: The District Magistrate of East Siang district, by issuing an executive
order on July 13 last, prohibited hunting, fishing and timber operation in Upper
Ramle Banggo area including Koyu and Korang circles under Nari Sub-division.
Rampant fishing, hunting and large scale felling timber yielding trees was going
on in the area, which was posing serious threat to the ecosystem.
The illegal traders and poachers, defying all legal hurdles have been destroying
the area. Despite repeated prohibitory orders issued by the local bodies, some unscrupulous
people continued the illegal activities in the hilly jungles and water bodies.
The DM order, which had come into force with immediate effect, cautioned of action
against the violators.
In headline, “Natung reassures panic stricken people” wherein restoration work of
Pakoti Hydel's expense would be personally borne by him was mistakenly mentioned.
It should be read as ‘expense will be borne from MLALAD and other government funds’.
The inadvertent error is regretted.
Marto Kamdak passes away
ITANAGAR, Jul 18: Marto Kamdak, one of the most well known singers of the state has
passed away this afternoon at a Guwahati hospital after a brief illness. He had suffered
a brain haemorrhage following a massive stroke few days ago and was shifted to Guwahati
for further treatment, according to family sources.
Kamdak was 49 and leaves behind his wife and three children.
An employee of the state government, the h
ugely popular Kamdak sang in numerous languages of the state.
Credited with belting out numerous hits in Adi, Nyishi, Galo, Monpa, Mishmi, Miji,
Aka, Tagin, Apatani, Nocte, Wancho, Sajolang and even Assamese among other languages,
he was born to Jarmar Kamdak and Mokir Kamdak, in Kamdak village, West Siang District.
A graduate from J N College, Pasighat, his Adi number “Sai sai sina” remains one
of the most lasting popular songs in the state.
He also had the distinction of being one of the first B High rated singer in tribal
languages from the All India Radio in 1996.
His singing talent was first realised when he sang at an inter-village tournament
at a very tender age in late seventies. Since then there has been no looking back
for him. He recorded his first debut song, “Ngoke Kali Runam”, at Pasighat AIR station
in 1987, followed by his second song at Dibrugarh AIR station the same year.
His debut album was ‘Ngargo Barbi’ in 1991 and last recorded album was ‘Donbbin Ponund’.
He also acted in ‘Ane Ge Nyode’, the first Galo movie released in 2003.
Kamdak firmly believed that music is a universal religion which has in it the power
to unite all and which he himself strived to achieve, said a family statement. Almost
all his songs and albums have had a hidden message for the youth and the society.
Many have taken to social media to express their shock at the sudden death of Kamdak.
Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has expressed shock and grief over the sudden demise of
one of the most popular singers of all times, Marto Kamdak.
“I can’t believe that the melodious voice, which has been a constant inspiration
for years, has been silenced forever”, Tuki said in a message here this evening.
The Chief Minister remembered late Kamdak as a versatile singer who brought a dynamic
shift in the musical history of Arunachal Pradesh with his contemporary songs that
caught the imagination of the youths of his time. “Though he may not be amongst us
physically but he will live with us forever through his more than 200 songs. Arunachal
Pradesh has lost a truly deserving son in his death”, the Chief Minister said.
Meanwhile, the Nyishi community based organizations-All Nyishi Students’ Union (ANSU),
All Nyishi Youth Association (ANYA), Nyishi Nyem Acham (NNA) and the Nyishi Elite
Society (NES) met this afternoon and observed two minutes silence for the eternal
peace of the departed soul.
“To his credit, he has more than two hundred albums in Galo, Nyishi, Adi and Assamese
which shall be ever reverberating in our ears in eternity for the generations to
come and feel his presence in continuity. A unique personality in the field of music,
he surpassed geographical boundaries, communal, sex, caste and creed, religious,
professional and other barriers –keenly loved by one and all alike”, said NES release.
The executive members of the Nyishi Art & Culture Welfare Society (NACWS) also joined
the mourning of the noted artist.
Chairman, NACWS, Bengia Tabb, in his obituary reference recalled his long association
with the late singer terming him as a unique masterpiece of the state; as an artist
as well as, as a human being.
Sanskar Bharati Arunachal Pradesh has expressed its deep shock at the untimely death
of the legendary singer.
He will be always remembered for his melodious voice, valuable contribution to music
industry and service to the state as a whole.
The Galo Students' Union said that Kamdak’s demise has created a huge vacuum in the
state’s music industry.
He was known not only for his melodious voice but also for his soft and kind-hearted
nature, the students said, terming his death as a loss to Arunachal Pradesh.
The All India Radio, Itanagar fraternity has also remembered Late Kamdak’s contributions
and stated his demise as a great loss for the society.
Efforts to reduce IMR
ITANAGAR, Jul 18: First Consultative and Review Meeting on Infant Mortality Rate
reduction Programme in Arunachal Pradesh was conducted at State Training Centre,
NHM Office, Naharlagun today. The meeting was organised by Directorate of Family
Indra Mallo, Secretary (Health & FW) directed the senior officers in the directorates
to make a well plan strategic approach and coordination including branches like RNTCP,
NVBDCP, APSACS to reduce the Infant Mortality Rate in the state.
Further she emphasized on rational utilization of trained specialist doctors, nurses
and that nurses should be involved at any health action plan for successful implementation
of any programme.
P.N. Thungon, MD (NHM) emphasised on improvement on IMR by proper monitoring and
supervision and coordination with all stake holders. He said review meeting should
be conducted monthly. We need to cooperate and work as a team to achieve the objectives,
he added. While giving the overview of IMR status and detail action planed prepared
for reduction in the state, Dr. T. Taloh, OSD (IMR) said infant mortality rate is
like a mirror of health care delivery system.
Ensure proper implementation of RD programmes: CM
ITANAGAR, Jul 18: Chief Minister Nabam Tuki, who presided over the state level Vigilance
and Monitoring Committee meeting on the implementation of rural development programmes
here at his conference hall today, called upon the Vigilance and Monitoring Committees
to ensure proper implementation of rural development programmes in the state.
As many as eleven centrally sponsored schemes under rural development comprising
of PMGSY, Accelerated Water Supply Programme, Swacch Bharat Mission, National Social
Assistance, MGNREGA, IAY, Integrated Watershed Management Programme, Arunachal Pradesh
State Rural Livelihood Mission, Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana & Socio-economic and caste
census, National Land Records Modernisation Programme and Old age pension programme
were reviewed and discussed at length through power point presentations.
While informing all that the state government has decided to release the state share
for all CSS schemes in the beginning of the financial year so that the fund flow
from the centre is uninterrupted, Tuki called for a holistic and religious approach
towards implementation of CSS and state specific programmes which targets the rural
“We need to ensure that each scheme reaches the targeted beneficiaries”, the CM emphatically
said while revealing that cabinet committee would be constituted to monitor the implementation
and reviewing of the CSS and State programmes.
He further emphasised for development of inter-departmental coordination, exploring
possibility of dovetailing RD programmes with others, creation of public awareness
in order to ensure the benefit percolates down to the targeted group. Tuki also insisted
the departments to use latest technology in implementation of the schemes besides
uploading the information with latest photographs in their respective websites for
broader dissemination of information to the public.
Taking part in the discussion, CM opined that the national livelihood mission and
state livelihood mission should go hand in hand in imparting skill development training.
He however said that the state should not completely depend on centre for its execution,
rather should work out its own course of action.
CM took serious exception to the poor progress report of few of the programmes and
asked the department to chalk out effective mechanism to address it. He further asked
the department to resolve issues on urgency and pay utmost priority in responding
to the correspondences received from Government of India.
MLAs Zignu Namchoom and Gabriel D Wangsu also participated in the discussion and
gave few vital inputs and suggestions during the meeting.
Among others, commissioner rural development, director rural development, directors
and representatives of concern executing agencies of the rural development programmes
presented their part of submission in the meeting.
AAPSU calls for amendment in semester system of RGU
ITANAGAR, Jul 18: The All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU) has called for
amendment in semester system of Rajiv Gandhi University. General Secretary Biru Nasi
and Convener Tadar Kakum met the Vice Chancellor (VC) and apprised him of the dilemma
that college students in the state are facing.
Informing that the system doesn’t allow students to be promoted in the next semester
and at the same time they are being denied admission as the colleges have limited
seats which are being filled by the fresh students, it opined that the university
needs to adopt student friendly policy.
AAPSU pointed out that while CBSE declares students securing 33 percent as pass but
the policy adopted by the university disallows students below 40 percent to get admission
in the colleges. Meanwhile, the VC has stated that the admission procedure is not
controlled by the university and it is upto the respective college principals and
the director higher and technical education to take admission of the failed students,
However, he assured that the representation would be put up for discussion in the
next academic council meeting which is to be scheduled in the month of September
this year, AAPSU further added.
State Govt. misguiding people: BJP
ITANAGAR, Jul 18: BJP National Council Member and Jan Andolan Committee (JAC) chairman,
Tame Phassang has accused the state government led by CM Nabam Tuki of misguiding
people over the issue of alleged funds crunch in the state and claimed that the BJP
government at the Centre has been constantly providing adequate funds for Arunachal.
Addressing media persons at the Press Club here today, Phassang said that there is
no dearth of fund in the state unlike the rumours being propagated by the present
Citing official documents, Phassang said that the Centre has provided funds to the
tune of Rs. 551.26 Crore in March alone and from March to June a total of Rs. 1549.58
crore for the state of Arunachal has been released. Moreover, the plan and non-plan
releases made by other ministries were also received by the state and were spent.
He further alleged that the state government is responsible for the delay in execution
of Itanagar to Banderdewa road widening project and establishment of a Greenfield
Airport in Hollongi because of its faulty policies. As per official documents the
road widening project was included in annual plan 2014-15 for Rs. 780 crore but remained
unsanctioned due to delay in finalisation of compensation estimate, it claimed. According
to the documents, compensation estimate for land acquisition and utilities shifting
amounted to Rs. 354.19 crore which was submitted to the Ministry vide letter No.
CEAP (HW) WZ/W-16/I-B//2014-15/1803-08 dated 19th Nov 2014, to which the Ministry
vide its letter No NH-12013/02/2014/Ar.P/NH-8 dated Jan 20th 2015, directed the state
PWD to review the estimate as the cost was very high.
While stating that compensation should be accorded strictly in terms with the laid
down norms of the GoI and not hinder execution of projects of such vital importance,
Phassang further urged the GoAP to break the deadlock surrounding both the projects
He also announced the party’s decision to stage a peaceful dharna outside the Legislative
Assembly on Jul 21 to protest against the current financial mismanagement in the
Introduce Property Tax: AACWA
ITANAGAR, Jul 18: The All Arunachal Contractor’s Welfare Association (AACWA) has
urged the state Govt to introduce Property Tax in the budget proposal of the ensuing
Legislative Assembly session.
In a release, AACWA general secretary Nabam Akin Hina said, “We should contribute
to the state resources by paying taxes on property as per the earning and income
sources to bring an end to dependency syndrome on the Centre”. It urged the state
govt to think seriously on financial stability of state and chalk out innovative
plan to collect property tax.
Welcoming the decision of the chief secretary to conduct quality verification of
Itanagar-Holongi Highway roads, the Association also urged the state Govt to provide
fund to all works departments for procurement of road quality testing machines. Appreciating
the Superintending Engineer Arunachal Police Housing and Welfare Corporation Limited
(APH&WCL) for implementing Arunachal Pradesh District Base Entrepreneurs Act 2015
and 1% EMD for tribal contractors in recently advertised tender, the AACWA urged
all departments to implement the same at the earliest.
AACWA also lauded PWD Minister Gojen Gadi for supervising the restoration works of
Capital roads and suggested the minister to review the work progress of the projects
like construction of Legislative Assembly, Secretariat and Trans-Highway for early
ALG at Ziro will be ready by Oct
Rajkhowa reach Ziro by road, impressed with Apatani culture
ITANAGAR, Jul 18: Advance Landing Ground (ALG) at Ziro will be ready by end of this
The Project Manager informed the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh JP Rajkhowa, who is
on a two-day visit to Lower Subansiri during a visit to ALG site at Ziro on July
17 that the project will be completed by October 2015 and 85% of the work is completed
The Governor interacted with the Deputy Commissioner Kangki Darang and Project Manager
of MES Anand Srivastava and expressed happiness on the progress of the ALG and proactive
role played by concerned officials and community leaders.
To have first knowledge of the road condition, the Governor reached Ziro by Ziro-Potin
road. He wished that for development to reach to the district, the district roads
must be improved and maintained.
Emphasising on better road communication, the Governor said that there are lots of
horticultural produces in the State. With good roads, the people can export their
produces, find good market avenues and improve their socio-economic conditions.
Earlier on the first day, the Governor visited horticultural farms and fish and paddy
culture farming in Ziro. The Governor also visited Hong Village, one of the largest
villages of Asia and had local cuisine in the bamboo grove of Hari Village. He advised
the people to ensure that organic produce and cleanliness of the village is maintained.
He suggested the people of value addition procedures of the local produce.
The Governor was very impressed by the traditional methods in preservation of forests
Calling the Apatani Community as one of the most industrious, hardworking and enterprising
communities, the Governor urged upon the people to maintain age-old unique farming
method. District Fisheries Development Officer Pani Odyssey informed that of 2646
hectares of wetland paddy field 1083 hectares are under paddy-cum-fish culture.
On the second-day of his visit, the Governor visited the District Handicraft Centre,
Seeing the condition of the outdated building and machines, the Governor advised
the officials to renovate the building immediately and procure latest machines, so
as to increase the production. He also advised to have more trainees in the all the
eight different trades to generate more skilled persons.
Visiting the 1954 established Museum at Ziro, the Governor said that it is very rich
museum with huge number of artefacts. He suggested that it is the time to celebrate
its diamond jubilee. It should be done to fully develop it into another State Museum.
Observing the important artefacts and historical photographs of the museum, he suggested
for air conditioning the rooms for proper preservation but at the same time to keep
the aesthetic values.
Earlier in the morning of the second day, the Governor visited the Sidheswar Nath
Temple in the Kardo Hills, Ziro. He said that the Shiva Linga is a subject of history
and culture of the State as well as religious values. The Governor advised that the
archaeology and research departments must take initiative to preserve it. He also
called upon the people to preserve the forest near the temple. The Governor suggested
for hanging bridge near the temple so as to add to its aesthetic value but at the
same time said that it should be constructed by the pilgrims or donors. On his visit
to the Naam Ghar of the Assamese community at Ziro, the Governor advised them to
promote goodwill amongst the people and further strengthen the relationship between
people of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. (PRO, Raj Bhavan)
Rebia takes part in plantation drive, assures fund for environment protection
BALIJAN, Jul 18: In continuation of tree plantation drive in Doimukh constituency,
State Legislative Assembly Speaker and local MLA Nabam Rebia today participated in
mass tree plantation programme at places like ME School Upper Tubung, market place
and at premises of Inspection Bungalow under Balijan sub-division.
Rebia while addressing the people said ‘it is my commitment to achieve the goal of
more greenery in my constituency and I am going to earmark Rs.10-15 lakhs from my
MLALAD fund for conservation of flora and fauna in my area’.
Expressing his concern over rapid climate change and sustainability challenges like
water supply and biodiversity loss Rebia said, “We cannot wait and watch the damages
caused by our own activities. We have to act in a pragmatic way to save the natural
environment for our future generations.” More such plantations drive will be organised
in all other areas under Doimukh constituency.
Rebia also urged upon Panchayat leaders and GBs to take up tree plantations in their
respective segment in a massive way with the help of forest department. He assured
to bear the cost of iron and steel plant guard to protect it against any damage.
He asked the Panchayat leaders to utilise the fund received from NITI Aayog judiciously
for the developmental activities related to employment generation. He also called
upon the school children to play proactive role in spreading the message of importance
of tree plantations and protection of flora and fauna among their family and friends.
Highlighting various initiatives of the Govt including Chief Minister’s flagship
projects like rubber cultivation, fishery, horticulture and agriculture to encourage
the people to become self-reliant and economically independent, he asked the ZPM
Balijan to select the genuine beneficiaries under the projects and directed DFDO
Papum Pare to explore the feasibility of pisciculture in foot hills areas.
Speaking on the occasion, DC Tai Kaye lauded the initiatives of Speaker Nabam Rebia
and requested the people to cooperate to save the nature. He also asked the people
to maintain peace and tranquilty and informed that that Govt is seriously taking
up the border issues.
ZPM Balijan also opined that rubber plantation will have long term impact in changing
the economic status of the people. There should be public nursery where seedlings
will be available to GBs for free and a nature care volunteer must be formed for
monitoring the plantations, he said.
DFO Neelam Nido said forest coverage in Arunachal is depleting at an alarming rate
due to man–made activities leading to extinct of precious species of plant and animals.
HoDs, Panchayat leaders, GBs, School children and public enthusiastically took part
in the plantation drive. DIPRO
Awareness campaign on disaster preparedness
Compact settlement a deterrent: DC
SEPPA, Jul 18: An awareness generation programme on disaster preparedness with the
motto “Be aware, Be prepared” was conducted by Disaster Management Cell, Seppa involving
Women Welfare Organization (WWO) at five different colonies within Seppa township
which ended at JNV, New Seppa on July 14 last.
Attending in the series of programme, DC Sandeep Kumar Singh said that the compact
settlement at Seppa town may be a deterrent for the administration to carry out Search
& Rescue operations in case of any type of disaster for which he suggested for extension
of the town. He added that if new colonies are established in future, they should
come up with all the basic amenities like colony roads, drains/clinic, and school.
He suggested the people to organise community based programmes’ on self help basis.
While sharing the experiences ADC Pooja Jain urged the people not to panic in case
of occurrence of any type of Disaster and remain alert and prepared.
DDMO, M.Sonam explained what to do before, during and after the disaster like earthquake,
landslide, flood and fire etc.
Deputy Director DUDA, Er. T.Tachang spoke on sanitation.